Coronavirus: What’s open and closed in Barrie, surrounding area amid COVID-19 concerns

While the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to rise in Canada and Ontario, many services and businesses in and around Barrie have been closed or cancelled.

On Tuesday, Ontario Premier Doug Ford declared a state of emergency due to the novel coronavirus, with many businesses required to close.

What’s legally required to close

  • All facilities providing indoor recreational programs
  • All public libraries
  • All private schools as defined in the Education Act
  • All licenced child care centres
  • All bars and restaurants, except to the extent that such facilities provide takeout food and delivery
  • All theatres, including those offering live music performances, dance and other art forms, as well as movie cinemas
  • Concert venues

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